A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us1000e9mu. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18142000, us1000e9mu. Exact location of event, longitude 145.3785 East, latitude 12.9702 North, depth = 15.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.57 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:26:07 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/05/18 / 2018-05-22 00:26:07 / May 22, 2018 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Agat Village (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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